BOOKS FROM MY PRETEENS THAT CHANGED ME

And (I think) helped me prepare for adulthood.
  1. "The Long Secret"
    Louise Fitzhugh
  2. "Just As Long As We're Together"
    Judy Blume
  3. "Ramona and Her Father"
    Beverly Cleary
  4. "Tuck Everlasting"
    Natalie Babbitt
  5. "The Giver"
    Lois Lowry
  6. "The Village By the Sea"
    Paula Fox
  7. "Bless the Beasts and Children"
    Glendon Swarthout